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The National Ballet of Canada: The Sleeping BeautyThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 30 – Feb. 2 A colorful pageant danced to Tchaikovsky’s gorgeous music.
National Archives SleepoverNational Archives
Sat. Feb 1 A night of adventure awaits at the National Archives!
Easy Women Smoking Loose CigarettesSignature Theatre
Feb. 18 – Mar. 29 Firecracker play that takes the dysfunction, puts it back in the family, then gives it a hilarious - and subversive - stir.
Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All StarsStrathmore
Fri. Jan 31 Devoted to promoting the complete story of Cuban music.
Gun & PowderSignature Theatre
Jan. 28 – Feb. 23 Two light-skinned African-American women who passed themselves as White to become notorious outlaws in the Wild West.
Washington Performing Arts: Budapest Festival OrchestraStrathmore
Fri. Feb 21 Under the baton of former NSO principal conductor Iván Fischer.
Drum TAO 2020Strathmore
Fri. Feb 7 Internationally-acclaimed percussion artists.
Thu. Feb 13 Hawaii-born Shimabukuro melds elements of pop and jazz into his passionate performances, emoting pure joy with virtuosic flair.
The Merry Wives of WindsorFolger Theatre
Jan. 26 – Mar. 1 Shakespeare’s delightful comedy on love, money, deception, and the power of women. Directed by Aaron Posner.
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures: Swan LakeThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Jan 26 Matthew Bourne brings his breakout international hit to the Kennedy Center for the first time.
Becoming JaneNational Geographic
Thru Jun. 1 Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.
Maz JobraniThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31 Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
NSO: Dvořák's Cello ConcertoThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 6 – 9
Washington Performing Arts: MLK Tribute ConcertThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Jan 26
Motherhood Redux: Camille Dungy, Tina Chang, and Beth Ann FennellyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Mar 11
American Ballet Theatre: GiselleThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 11 – 16
Washington Performing Arts: Kinan Azmeh CityBandSixth & I
Sat. Feb 8
Washington Performing Arts: Anne-Sophie MutterThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 1
Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's TaleFolger Theatre
Mon. Jan 27
Riffs and Relations: Terrance HayesThe Phillips Collection
Thu. Apr 23
Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 4 – 9
Broadway Center Stage: Next to NormalThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 29 – Feb. 2
NSO Pops: Megan Hilty and Cheyenne JacksonThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 13 – 15